Calgary Real Estate

Calgary Real Estate Market Showing Stability

Real Estate Update Single family and attached home activity is humming along this spring! Attached properties (ie. duplexes and row houses) are seeing the biggest shift […]
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Should I Lock in my Variable Rate Mortgage?

Should you lock in your variable rate mortgage is a question that always stirs up some debate and everyone wants a definitive answer. Of course, anyone […]
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Mortgage Basics: Fixed vs Variable

With so many questions about choosing a Fixed vs Variable Mortgage, here’s a simple list of helpful mortgage facts. The gap between variable rate mortgage and […]
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Should you choose a fixed rate mortgage or a variable rate mortgage today?

The question of fixed rate mortgage versus variable rate mortgage stays the same, but the answer should, and does, change with the changes in the market. […]
Mortgage Penalties

Hidden trap of Mortgage Penalties

This article is older but does a great job of identifying the often hidden traps in mortgage penalties should a “life event” happen and you need to […]
Negative Interest Rates

What do negative interest rates mean to the Real Estate Industry?

I’m sure we’ve all heard the recent talk about negative interest rates and I’ve had many clients ask me how this might affect them. While it’s […]
First Time Homebuyer

How to be a first time homebuyer

As a first time homebuyer there is a lot of excitement but it’s important not to get too wrapped up in the excitement and ensure you do your […]

#Trending in the Canada Mortgage Rates World

Canadian dollar starting to climb. The Loonie’s worst days may be over as the price of oil continues to rise, albeit slowly. A new outlook on […]

No recession here?

With all the hubbub around the “recession” announcement yesterday, do you feel any clearer about whether or not we are/were in a recession? While the country […]

August market volatility

We are living through interesting times – economically speaking. The latest news surrounding the turmoil in the stock market and a potential “crash” has made some […]

Should the Canadian Government raise interest rates?

Core inflation is nearing a seven-year high, but should that prompt the government to consider raising the overnight rate? Economists seem to think so. Don’t expect […]

The ins and outs of mortgage rates

It seems like not a week goes by that a major news story doesn’t rock the Canadian real estate market regarding mortgage rates. While it’s true that […]